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Women In Defense Michigan established the HORIZONS-Michigan Scholarship in 2009 to encourage women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States, and to provide development opportunities to women already working in these fields.
To date $63,000 in scholarships have been awarded.
"Did you know?"
In a report issued by the White House titled "Women in America" chronicles the strides women have made in education and the workplace.
Women and Education
When it comes to educational achievement, in particular, during the last few decades, women have made huge strides. This holds true across racial and ethnic groups, and, in some cases, the educational achievements of women have significantly outpaced those of men over the last 40 years.
Interested in applying? View our criteria and application for scholarships to be awarded for Winter/Spring semester 2014. Submission deadline is August 31, 2013. Recipients will be announced at the 2013 Black Tie Gala, November 8, 2013.